Lauri McNevin has always believed in providing exceptional care for her clients and continuous service both before, during  and after a sale, and you can’t help but be successful.

Throughout her 20 year real estate career, this has been a guiding philosophy for Lauri McNevin. Her clients are consistently rewarded by the results that come from tenacious negotiating skills and thorough market / neighborhood knowledge.   In time, her clients see her as a trusted advisor who works closely with them to get their homes sold in the least amount of time for the highest price.

A native of Austin, Texas, Lauri brings her unique Southern charm and persuasion to her career.  She graduated from Texas Tech University in 1993 with a degree in marketing and merchandising.


She has built her real estate business by referrals because her clients recognize her tenacious and effective negotiating skills, her marketing expertise and complete market knowledge which makes her a neighborhood specialist.  Lauri’s clients come to see her as their trusted advisor and she works closely with them to get their home sold in the least amount of time for the highest price possible. Her number one concern is to give her clients excellent care during and after these very important  transactions.


In both buyers’ and sellers’ markets, Lauri has excelled by applying her professional marketing background to find innovative ways to move properties quickly and efficiently. She has extensive experience across a variety of residential sales, REO, short sales, estate sales and investor portfolios, and numerous transactions representing both the buyer and seller sides.


From the outset of her career, Lauri differentiated herself.  She began a career in real estate at ReMax, winning numerous sales awards, such as highest monthly sales volume. She was a member of the Women’s Council of Realtors (“WCR”) and was appointed to its the Board of WCR.  She also earned two prestigious real estate designations, Graduate of Real Estate Institute,  (“GRI”) and  Accredited Buyer’s Representative (“ABR”).  Lauri  will soon earn one of the industry’s highest designations, Certified Residential Specialist “(“CRS”). This extensive real estate education supplements Lauri’s many years in practice and has positioned Lauri among the best agents in her field.  

In 2004, Lauri joined Keller Williams Realty, and formed a real estate  partnership with another top agent where she built a successful real estate business into a team of five members.  Her team excelled by incorporating a “by referral only” business style, as taught by the prestigious Brian Buffini real estate coaching company in San Diego.

In 2006,  Lauri was recruited by Coldwell Banker, Pacific Palisades. She was honored as a member of Coldwell Banker Previews International group of elite agents based on exceptional performance, and was soon in the top six percent of CB Realtors in the US.  In 2007, Lauri was awarded the Coldwell Banker’s Presidential Circle Award for exceptional sales volume., and was in the top six percent of Coldwell Banker Realtors in the United States.

In September of 2008, as Keller Williams began to expand its marketing presence in Santa Monica, with a commitment to a dynamic presence in Pacific Palisades, Lauri proudly rejoined Keller Williams.  In September of 2010 Lauri relocated to Austin, Texas with her family.  Lauri has now transferred to Keller Williams Realty Lake Travis where she is very enthusiastic about resuming her highly successful 8 year real estate practice in Austin. In addition, she has been selected out of thousands of Keller Williams Realtors to join the prestigious Luxury Homes Division of Keller Williams.


Lauri believes that giving back to her community and humanity is the reason we are all here and that is why she has incorporated a program of giving a percentage of every closing back to local schools. She has been extremely involved in her community for many years. She has helped to raise thousands of dollars for charity through her work with the Austin and Los Angeles Junior Women’s League and Pacific Palisades Junior Women’s Club.  She was also an active participant in the Chamber of Commerce in Pacific Palisades where she was a board member of the Mr. and Mrs. Pacific Palisades, teenage competition.

During her 20 years as a Realtor, Lauri has been successful in both strong and soft real estate markets. She has applied her professional marketing background to the real estate field, to find innovative ways to move properties quickly and efficiently. She has extensive experience in all manner of residential sales, including REO, short sales, estate sales and investor portfolios, and has handled numerous transactions from both the buyer and seller sides.


In 2012 Lauri was asked to speak on the Luxury Panel at the Keller Williams International Convention, Family Reunion in Orlando, Florida. She also was featured in Top Agent Magazine for her outstanding performance as a Realtor in Austin, Texas. Recently, she was one of eight Realtors in the US to be selected as a Board Member for the 2012 Leaders in Luxury. This elite board of agents is part of the Institute for Luxury Homes Marketing.

Lauri resides in Austin, Texas with her husband, Chris and their children.